At Ground Zero, the Future Finally Appears

Saturday, 19 Mar 2011 01:30 PM

 

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NEW YORK (AP) — Work on the World Trade Center site is thundering forward with just six months to go until a memorial opens on the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks.

During the busiest times of day, some 2,800 workers are on the site.

One World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower, is nearing 60 stories high.

Construction right now is a whirlwind, but officials say the goal is to open a public plaza and memorial in six months that feels like a living part of the city.

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